Human achievement has reached unprecedented heights, and we ain't seen nothing yet.10 Questions about Conscious Machines
What happens to our institutions when the machines wake up?The World Is Bigger than You Think
"Natural" resources are not fixed because resources are not found in nature – they are created by the human mind.Economics as a Hard Science
Modern economic activity is more complex than the fires burned by primitive man, but both activities still hinge on the thermodynamic fundamentals of heat and entropy.7 Habits of Highly Effective Libertarians
The cause of liberty is worth our lifelong efforts.The Pet Rock: Value and the Birth of Modernity
Economic planning fails because it doesn't understand (or respect) the process that produced a rock in a box.How Does Paris Get Fed?
Frédéric Bastiat, the great 19th-century economic journalist, famously asked, "How does Paris get fed?" In a nutshell, I think that's the central question of economics.The Pet Rock: Value and the Birth of Modernity
Economic planning fails because it doesn't understand (or respect) the process that produced a rock in a box.The Silk Road Back to Leviathan?
In evaluating stateless experiments like Silk Road, we have to ask, "As compared with what?" Certainly not an ideal. Try comparing Ross Ulbricht with Richard Nixon in Indochina.The Tasted and the Untasted
Everyone else was raving about the chowder. I could only experience it vicariously.